On This Day

January 13th
Tempers raised
A typically bad-tempered encounter saw Pools beat MK Dons 1-0 courtesy of a second half Antony Sweeney goal. An Andy Monkhouse challenge triggered this particular scuffle, which surprisingly saw nobody sent off, though Dons striker Izale McLeod was dismissed later in the game.
2021Connor Leak-Blunt made his only first team appearance in a Friendly match against Sunderland[view]
2014Marlon Harewood signed. Was a free agent following release from Bristol City 
2014Jordan Deacey joined Pools on trial from Bradford (Park Avenue) 
2006Jon-Paul Pittman joined Pools on loan from Nottingham Forest 
1994Chris Dodds was born in Bishop Auckland 
1973Lee Ellison was born in Bishop Auckland 
1972Steve Holmes was born in Middlesbrough 
1951Ronnie Sales made his final first team appearance in a Div Three (N) match against Rochdale[view]
1911Jimmy Graham was born in Rothwell 
1908Bill Allison was born in Shildon 
YearCompetitionTeam  Scorers
0#000000#CCCCCC 2021FriendlySunderland U23 (A)W5-2Grey, Williams, Bloomfield 2, Leak-Blunt
1n/an/a 2007League TwoMILTON KEYNES DONS (H)W1-0Sweeney
1n/an/a 2001Div ThreeCheltenham Town (A)W2-1Henderson, Sharp
1n/an/a 1990Div FourExeter City (A)L1-3Allon
1n/an/a 1973Div FourGillingham (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1968Div FourLUTON TOWN (H)W2-1Phythian, Bell
1n/an/a 1967Div FourTranmere Rovers (A)L0-2 
1n/an/a 1962Div FourTRANMERE ROVERS (H)D0-0 
1n/an/a 1951Div Three (N)ROCHDALE (H)D0-0 
3#000000#DA70D6 1934Division Three (North) CupYork City (A)L1-2Hird
9n/an/a 1912NE LeagueSunderland Royal Rovers (A)W3-0Fletcher 2, Grierson